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A book that hits all the right notes as you read

You turned up the volume – again. Surely, the guy in the car next to yours must think you’re weird. There you are, groovin’ to your tunes, dancing in your seat, singing along like you were at a concert. Really, ...

Marley in the spotlight at FIU symposium March 6

It has been 34 years since Bob Marley died in Miami after an illustrious career with the group he co-founded, the Wailers. Born in Jamaica, Marley was one of the world’s most successful recording artists who introduced millions of music ...

The Social Whirl

This month sways us to turn our hats to the feminine impressionable that we have in our communities. And even though the month was ending, on last Friday, it was a wonderful blend of both Black and Women’s History when ...

Chatter that Matters

Bishop Herman Ezekial Dean could be known as a giant of all men, but to God he was the prince of peace and a strong lover of God. Dean’s large photo on the obituary looks magnificent. If Bishop Dean were ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12 on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call 305-758-1577 or visit www.childrendance.net.

Star player leads Krop High's girls softball team

Being one of the lead high school female softball batters in the nation may give some girls a big head, but not Taylor Coachman. The 16-year-old, who plays center on Dr. Michael M. Krop High School’s girls’ softball team, was ...

Decision looms for Dolphins

I would love to tell you that I know exactly what the Miami Dolphins will do with speedster Mike Wallace as a big decision looms ahead. The truth is I have no idea. None. Wallace has said no to the ...

Honey Bug 5K empowers young girls to run

Jaylyn Hawes has been a proud “Honey Bug” of the Honey Shine Mentoring Program for four years. On Saturday, the 14-year-old will be one of more than 150 young girls expected to participate in the first Honey Bug Run/Walk in ...

Comm. Monestime honors champion Gwen Cherry Bulls

Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime honored the Gwen Cherry Bulls at the Feb. 18 Board of County Commissioners meeting in recognition of their 24-7 victory over the North Philly Aztecs to capture the 2014 Pop Warner Jr. Pee Wee ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12 on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call 305-758-1577 or visit www.childrendance.net. The women’s friends group of Miami invites ladies 45 and over with ...

All that Jazz

Melton Mustafa, the director of jazz studies at Florida Memorial University, has done it all. An educator, producer, arranger, composer and trumpeter, he even has a jazz festival named after him. This weekend, Florida Memorial University holds the 18th annual ...

CARIBE FILM FEST

The stage is set for a weekend of cultural pride and empowerment for struggling Caribbean filmmakers who will learn how to succeed in a tough entertainment industry during the inaugural Caribe Film Fest on Feb 27-28 at the Little Haiti ...

To the activists: Don't make Lavall Hall your 15 minutes

Another Black man is dead at the hands of law enforcement and this time closer to home, here in Miami Gardens. Lavall Hall was killed in an altercation with Miami Gardens police, but let's not jump on the Ferguson bandwagon ...

Chatter that Matters

What a great time members of the African Committee of the Dade Heritage had at it’s recent 22nd Annual Commemorative Service and the 7th Annual Youth Talent on Parade. The cool weather made it a perfect

The Social Whirl

The Booker T. Washington Alumni Association wanted a change from the traditional Orange, Black and White Tea this year so they took the tea to the sea by traveling to Bimini during the weekend of February 7 and called it ...